Family feud closes nearly century-old Norwich scrapyard


A bitter family dispute and the declining scrap metal market have led to the closure of Shetucket Iron & Metal scrapyard, a family-owned Norwich business that had been in operation for 97 years.

Swab run in New London

Swabs jog down Bank Street during the United States Coast Guard Academy Class of 2020 New London Run Saturday, July 30, 2016.

Stonington marks the Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday

The St. Mary Church Blessing of the Fleet takes place Sunday, starting with a 10:30 a.m. Fishermen's Mass at St. Mary Church in Stonington borough.

Man injured in Voluntown crash

A Thompson man suffered serious injuries early Saturday after crashing his motor vehicle into a tree off Route 49 in Voluntown.

Man rescued from truck in Oxoboxo Lake

A man whose pickup truck went into Oxoboxo Lake was helped to safety by a boater Friday evening.

UPDATED: All lanes clear after crashes cause delays on I-95 in Old Lyme

Traffic on Interstate 95 north was backed up just beyond the Raymond E. Baldwin Bridge because of a two-car crash, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Fallen tree closes Dayton Road in Waterford

A portion of Dayton Road will be closed until around midnight because a tree fell and took down power wires with it, police said.

UPDATED: All lanes open after crash on I-95 in New London

All lanes of Interstate 95 north have been reopened, according to the state Department of Transportation.

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Coast Guard Band to stay in New London

The Coast Guard Band is here to stay, Adm. Paul Zukunft announced Tuesday.

Naval Submarine School celebrates staff excellence

Groton — Navy Diver 1st Class Ryan Foster is Naval Submarine School's Sailor of the Third Quarter 2016. Foster was selected July 11, in award ceremonies sponsored by the Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 20. Foster is the...

Destroyer vets can find out about reunions on Tin Can Sailors

Attention destroyer veterans: Is your ship having a reunion? If you'd like to learn about it contact us and we'll let you know. More than 475 ship reunions are registered with Tin Can Sailors. Call 1 877-846-2267 or email

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N.Y. caretakers say they are being punished for complaints

Some caretakers for disabled New Yorkers say they've been harassed and punished for making complaints about potentially hazardous situations at state facilities

Finance director of nonprofit fired over embezzlement claims

The finance director of a Rhode Island nonprofit that runs educational and job-training initiatives for young people has been fired over allegations he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from the organization

Good cop or bad cop? New Haven police chief under fire over outbursts

New Haven, Connecticut, Police Chief Dean Esserman has earned respect nationally for community policing efforts in Connecticut and Rhode Island